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You can never have enough music, right? Doesn’t it seem like your bank account’s been drained before your hunger for more tunes has been satisfied? Do you wish there were exciting new services that let you pay the price of, say, a CD per month, and gave you access to as much music as your ears could handle? Then this article’s for you.

Today we’ve put together a battle royale between two of the newest contenders in the unlimited streaming music space. Rdio vs. MOG. Let’s see how these two new kids stack up. Let the battle begin!

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If you’re one of the types that finds it relaxing to listen to music whilst doing other things on a computer, chances are that the majority of your music library is stored on a single computer. However, this can cause complications when you’re out and about, especially when you’re using a computer that’s not your own. What can you do about it?

With Mougg, you can upload your music to their web server and then access it from wherever you are in the world, provided you have an internet connection. With 1GB of free storage space, this isn’t to be sniffed at.

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We’ve all seen or played those guitar-oriented video games that allow for jamming along to rock songs but they’re usually only found on traditional gaming consoles or installed as applications on computers.

Instant Jam is a browser-based game that runs on the Java platform and allows you to play along to the music library on your computer, as well as challenging your Facebook friends. Find out more inside the article.

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Music mixing and editing apps for the desktop cost dearly and is a huge stumbling block for those who are testing the waters & to those bootstrapped garage bands. Thanks to Aviary’s music creator, Roc, now anyone can create music and beats completely from scratch and right from within their browser.

By simulating almost 50 different instruments, from orchestral instruments like harps and flutes to more obscure instruments like the balarimba and hammered dulcimer, Aviary’s music creator is quite feature rich. We’ll take a look at Aviary’s newest app after the jump.
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When we say the world is increasingly moving towards desktop-like applications in the cloud, AudioBox.fm is a perfect example proving just that. Although there are many great music web apps, none of them give you the capabilities and interface AudioBox.fm does.

The AudioBox.fm is consistently making improvements and enhancements, sure to make this one of the best web apps around, possibly even replacing iTunes for some. Let’s take a quick peek at what AudioBox.fm has to offer you.

Update: Added screencast preview of AudioBox.fm

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We come across a boat load of images every single day. In this social age, we share images of friends, happy moments, anniversaries, karaokes, pet hamsters, etc. via email or social networking sites. However awesome or how many images there may be, the standard form of consumption is click and view. That’s too many clickety clicks everyday. Is there a fun way to share and view images?

Team Animoto says Yes. Animoto team has a very nice intro video briefing what to expect from the service. The video runs for just 60 seconds and the visuals are stunning. Let’s see if the service also lives up to the awesomeness of the intro. video.

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Whether you’re at home, work or on the road, music surrounds us. In the age of the internet though, we’re no longer limited to the radio you hear in the elevator, in your car or maybe while you’re at your desk working. Not only are we no longer limited by traditional radio but the same goes for mp3 players like iPods and Zunes.

Streaming high quality music from your desktop, laptop, iPhone, Blackberry or other internet connected device, is relatively common place now and becoming more commonplace as we increasingly move towards a cloud connected world.

We’ve rounded up the top ten music streaming and discovery sites and web apps to help you find something better or maybe just get started all together.

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Music streaming apps have advanced significantly in recent years, but perhaps not to the extent they should have. However, among the many available such as Pandora, Last.fm and Slacker, you’re bound to find something that suites your needs and fits your taste.

Grooveshark is a little different from the above listed music streaming apps, which are more radio station type streaming apps. We’ll take a look at Grooveshark and the features it has to offer for those of you in search of a better music streaming app.

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Your favorite song right now most likely won’t be the same a year from now. After listening to the same music for awhile, you probably start craving something fresh and new. The great thing about the music industry is there’s never a shortage of new music to discover, but discovering it might be a little harder.

Among the many methods of discovering music, TuneGlue is a fun little application that seems to do quite well. TuneGlue is an interactive music mapping web app for discovering new artists related to a starting artist searched for. Let’s take a quick look at using TuneGlue to find new artists.

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Is there anything worse than scrolling through your music library and cringing every time you pass by an album with no artwork? Have you ever spent hours searching through Google Images to find blurred, low quality pictures of your favorite imported CD’s?

If yes, then 5byfive is a service that will make your day.

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